Teacher of A Level Dance, Woking, Surrey

Closing date:

Woking CollegeWoking, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: 27 August 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: FTE up to £38,130 plus £1,004 fringe allowance per annum, depending on experience (pro rata for part-time)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Role 

The College requires an inspiring and enthusiastic Teacher of Dance to teach up to A Level. We are looking for a part-time member of staff with a passion for dance to join this friendly department in our successful and growing College.

Applications from Teachers in Schools and Sixth Form College sectors are welcome.  A full mentoring programme is organised to introduce all new staff to sixth form college systems and procedures and to support and encourage professional development.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. We expect high performance from all our staff, and are looking for an impressive individual to inspire College students.  Candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.  

The Department 

The Performing Arts Department is a highly successful area of the College. The department currently offers A Levels in Dance, Drama & Theatre Studies, Music, and Music Technology; BTEC Level 3 in Music Technology (Production), and Performing Arts as well as BTEC Level 2 in Performing Arts.  

Many of our students continue to specialised performing arts colleges such as Laban, Bird College, London Studio Centre, Urdang and Mountview. 

The Department mount a full-scale production in December each year, with a live band.  Recent productions have included Sister Act, Cabaret, Fame, and Guys and Dolls. There is also a Summer Showcase where Dance students can showcase their performance and choreography skills.  We have strong links with Woking Dance and access a range of professional workshops and performance opportunities with them. The department also hosts a range of extra-curricular activities which include the opportunity to take Lamda Acting and Musical Theatre exams up to Grade 8, theatre trips, and additional workshops organised by its’ highly dedicated team to support learners outside of lesson time.

Application Information:

Salary: FTE up to £38,130 plus £1,004 fringe allowance per annum, depending on experience (pro rata for part-time - the role will be approximately 0.4 to 0.6FTE)

Closing Date: 9am, Tuesday 7 May 2019

Interviews: to be held on Friday 10 May 2019

Start date: 27 August 2019

To Apply:  Please download the Teacher of  Dance Application Pack and click the Apply Now button to access the Application Form (CVs will not be accepted on their own).  

For further information or to return a completed Application Form, please contact:      

Kirsty Crook, Personnel Officer:  email: kcr@woking.ac.uk  direct telno: 01483 227438  Woking College, Rydens Way, Woking, GU22 9DL.   Reception telno: 01483 761036  Website:  www.woking.ac.uk

Important information:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointed staff will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. The College is committed to equal opportunities.

The College encourages all candidates to be familiar with Section 1 of the DfE paper on “Keeping Children Safe in Education” September 2018 and the College's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. These documents can be found on the College's Staff Vacancies page, and Policies page.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the College asks candidates to consider Woking College's Privacy Notice for Job Applicants, which can be found on the Staff Vacancies page of the College’s website. 

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More about Woking College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Rydens Way, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9DL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1483 761036
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